IDUG DB2 Tech Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Join us for IDUG DB2 Tech Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA 2015

Join us for the IDUG DB2 Tech Conference - North America 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, will take place May 4 - May 8, 2015. This event will feature the latest in DB2 technologies, networking opportunities and the technical content you need to be successful. 

Register for the conference and book your rooms today at The Radisson Hotel Valley Forge. 

Conference at a glance:








Forces Driving the Data Services Transformation:


This spotlight session will detail the transformation impacting the industry for information management and analytics. It will cover DB2, Cloud, Bluemix, Internet of Things, Open Source technologies, Hadoop, Spark, BigSQL and more. There is a profound evolution taking place that affects everyone involved in data management. This session will provide you with the opportunity to lead and drive this evolution within your own organization.

Leon Katsnelson Director & CTO, Information Management Emerging Technologies Leon leads IBM's next generation mobile and cloud projects in the area of information management and analytics. Leon is a longtime pioneer of new technologies in the marketplace that drive organizational efficiency.



DB2 for z/OS Trends and Directions:

DB2 11 for z/OS continues to be one of the most widely adopted releases ever. Its features address many key requirements of our clients. This session will present the latest usage and experiences with this version, as well as the latest recommendations, updates and news on DB2 10. We will also discuss future development trends with DB2 Cypress.

Tom Ramey Director, DB2 for z/OS Development Tom is currently the Director of DB2 for z/OS Development. Previous to this, he lead the development, sales and product strategy for the DB2 & IMS Tools business.

Jeff Josten IBM Distinguished Engineer, Lead Architect DB2 for z/OS Jeff Josten is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and lead architect for DB2 for z/OS. He has worked in the DB2 Development organization at the IBM Silicon Valley Lab since 1985. Although he now covers all areas of DB2, his main areas of interest in the past have included data sharing, performance, availability and recovery. He owns several patents in the area of data base technology, and is a frequent speaker at DB2 user group meetings.